This was by far the preferred spot we visited in Redwood Nationwide Park. When you really feel such as you’re in a scene of Jurrasic Park whereas strolling by Fern Canyon, that’s since you are. They filmed scenes from The Misplaced World right here.
The roughly one-mile path follows Residence Creek by the forest. You stroll by modest streams whereas the vertical partitions are lined in a wide range of ferns (there are 5 totally different sorts) and different moisture-loving crops and mosses.
You may hike as little as 0.5 miles to see the gorgeous components or as much as 5 miles by the entire canyon. There are different trails you possibly can proceed on that take you out of the canyon to see it from above too.
Attending to the simplest trailhead is simple, however you must drive on a mud highway for about 6.5 miles. There are a couple of spots the place you must navigate over streams and holes, one in all which seemed sketchy. Our sedan was capable of make it by however solely after following the instance of one other smaller automotive.
Different folks bought out of their vehicles attempting to suss out if they may make it. If it not too long ago rained, the streams could also be deeper and unpassable. Take a look at driving instructions right here and highway/path circumstances right here.